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MASTER LOCKSMITH, LICENSED*
Job Title: MASTER LOCKSMITH, LICENSED*
Job Code: 0505
Job Level: 10
Revised Date: 08/01/2020
Job Family: JF 21
Perform journeyman level installation, repair and maintenance of locks, door closures, panic hardware systems and electronic locking systems; recombinate and adjust locks, including coding, key cutting and duplication. Be able to write keying specifications.
Install, repair and maintain all major types of locks, door closures, and panic hardware systems including but not limited to keycard and electromagnetic systems to conform with current federal, state and local safety and security regulations.
Assist in the installation of electronic and other special locking systems for University buildings and facilities; perform complex repairs and update records as required.
Estimate time and materials required for repair and renovation projects; assist in planning sequence of operations and determine methods to be used including but not limited to key cutting and duplication, adjusting or changing key combinations and recombinating any lock within the current system; update records as required.
Open locks by use of lockpicking tools, dismantling or other methods; repair locks by replacement of worn or broken parts or by adjustment or recombination of locks to the master / submaster system in use.
Repair, maintain and change safe and vault combinations.
Utilize key cutting machines, drills, saws, buffers and grinders, key gauges and locksmith tools.
Provide technical guidance and direction to lower level personnel.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Write a review of hardware schedules.
Write a review hardware preambles.
Prepare and process appropriate and necessary paperwork.
Available to employees for myriad of duties: lead team meetings, delegate work, listen to issues/complaints, offer guidance/assistance, establish benchmark for work performance.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Work requires an educational background normally equivalent to a high school education with course work in skilled crafts or trades, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.
Possess a North Carolina State Locksmith License.
Possess a Certified Institutional Locksmith Certification through either the Institutional Locksmiths' Association (CIL Certification or above) or ALOA Security Professionals Association (ICRL Certification or above). Required elective classes will be reviewed and selected by the employee and management and applicable to Duke University.
Work requires knowledge of hardware and electronic locking systems normally acquired through 7 years of experience in the installation, repair and maintenance of hardware and electronic locking systems, with at least 5 of this experience at Duke University.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
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